JBS hosts webinar for Japanese clients

SGV’s Japan Business Services (JBS) team conducted a webinar on the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act for the Firm’s Japanese clients last 30 March. SGV Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner Maria Vivian C. Ruiz (VCR) welcomed nearly 200 executives from various Japanese companies operating in the Philippines. The webinar was spearheaded by JBS Co-Heads Michael C. Sabado (MCS) for Assurance and Jonald R. Vergara (JRV) for Tax.

Speakers at the JBS webinar

JBS Executives Kazuma Nakagomi, Hiroshi Nakagawa, and Yohko Tsuge conducted the webinar in Japanese and provided a general overview of the new comprehensive tax reform package and the available incentives. They also discussed the related tax issues relevant to Japanese investors. Tax Leader Fabian K. Delos Santos (FKS) delivered the closing remarks and JRV led the Q&A portion.

Tax Partner Margaux A. Advincula (MAA), Tax Senior Director Cecille Visto and JBS Assistant Jocelyn Mercado were part of the webinar’s organizing team.